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President Obama's driving an engine for healthcare reform--what can we do to insure the destination will guarantee quality healthcare for all?

Rep. Donna Edwards discusses the important role progressives should play in influencing the Obama presidency.

A realistic public healthcare plan should rein in costs, fix uncompetitive markets and change the way medicine is practiced.

The Obama administration is focused on cutting healthcare costs, but that may be easier said than done.

Noam Chomsky explains the lag between public will to de-privatize healthcare and political plans to implement a new system.

Obama's hybrid approach to healthcare reform will succeed if progressives come together to support smart, incremental improvements in public programs.

In my family, two medical crises have added up to financial disaster.

The privatization of veterans' healthcare limits the government's ability to honor those who serve.

The Massachusetts healthcare reform model may rest on impeccable political logic, but it's economic and medical nonsense

Blogs

Republicans will push for a full repeal of the law, while many Democrats are promising to add even more to it. 

June 28, 2012

Senator and key union recognize that today's health care ruling is vital, but ultimately they say it's not enough.

June 28, 2012

This may be the rare instance where what is good for the country is good for Mitt Romney.

June 28, 2012

The Court issued the biggest ruling of its term on Thursday.

June 28, 2012

 Regardless of how the justices rule on Thursday, the Affordable Care Act did not go far enough.

June 27, 2012

Eric on Kinky Friedman and Reed on Obamacare.

June 22, 2012

With the vast majority of Americans pushing for some kind of healthcare reform, Congress and states have options, from subsidies to state-level mandates to single-payer.

June 21, 2012

Catholic hospitals net billions in federal funding—yet demand special public policy just for them. 

June 20, 2012

Nurses and their allies launch a national campaign to push for a tax on financial transactions.

June 19, 2012

As America awaits the Supreme Court’s decision on healthcare, it’s important to remember that what’s really on trial is humanity itself. 

June 18, 2012